One of the best known, and most glamorous tourist and destinations in the entire Mediterranean is certainly the island of Hvar. The party capital of the fourth Adriatic also serves as a favorite escape place for many tourists during the entire year, due to its rich culture and many offerings.
The town of Hvar is situated in a bay on the southwestern end of the island of Hvar. It is facing south, and the average annual sunshine is 2726 hours, and the maximum was reached in 2003 when it was 3053 hours. The average monthly sea temperature in the period from June to October exceeds 20 ° C, and it is not rare and the temperature reaches over 27 ° C. Just because of this mild Mediterranean climate, the island of Hvar is an ideal destination for both the front and the season, when sea and sea temperatures are ideal for vacation. The heat of summer is usually cooled by a gentle maestral coming from the northwest. Jugo mostly wears a thunderstorm and rains, while the bora wears a fresh and clear time.
The Hvar history has been for millennia. Its richness and content are the result of numerous circumstances and advantages of Hvar, the most important of which is certainly the nautical position of the Hvar port. Namely, since the very beginning of sailing, the island of Hvar is at the center of the long and transverse shipping routes to the Adriatic, while the very harbor of the town of Hvar – protected by small islands and naturally exquisitely designed – has provided a safe shelter for ships from destructive winds. From the rich history of Hvar, the most important dates are listed below.
4th st. K. In the Old City Greeks from the Paros Island founded Pharos.
6th – 7th century Hvar (Lesna) is an important naval station within Byzantine Dalmatia. The city itself is located in the area around today’s city square, and on the south side of the square there is a fortress.
- Founded in Hvar, the diocese, the first headquarters was in Old Town.
In 1420 Hvar (Hvar) was again occupied by Venice and its government will endure all in 1797. Within the Venetian state, Hvar Harbor is the main military naval station in the Adriatic and an important transit center. It is time for the cultural development of Hvar, which is based on agriculture, fisheries, maritime and trade. In this period, Hvar built its recognizable urban character and provided the highest spiritual value (numerous poets, dramatists, historians and theologians). Among these courses, the most important first civil theater was founded in 1612.
Pakleni islands or Paklinski islands (local Hvarski islands), Middle Dalmatian islands of twenty islands, islets and rocks on the southwestern coast of the island of Hvar. The name was given by hell – the type of pine resin, used in shipbuilding, as a protective coating for wooden boats and boats. On the southwestern side, the entrance to the port of Hvar is closed.
The islands are made of limestone cress age. They are provided in parallel with the relief structures on the island of Hvar, from which they are separated by the Paklen Canal. Although in St. Clement, the largest island of the island, there are three settlements: Momić Polje, Vlaka and Palmižana, they do not have the administrative status of the settlement because they are not permanently inhabited. Since 1972, the islands are under the protection of the country in the category of significant landscape. There are several archaeological sites on the islands, some of which are from Roman times. In the nearby aquatorium, there are several wrecks of sunken ships. In the Palmižana cove on Sveti Klement there is the same ACI marina. The vegetation cover of the island is largely made up of the Mediterranean flax of pomegranate, myrtle, pelin and spruce, and a smaller part of the low forests of Aleppo pine and some of the agricultural cultures. On the islands roses and rosemary grows, then cinnamon, chamomile, baby duck, fennel, laurel, and other aromatic Mediterranean plants.
On the island of Marinkovac there is a naturist beach Stipanska where Carpe diem beach is open, a wellness bath, equipped with comfortable wooden deckchairs and umbrellas, a swimming pool, a volleyball and diving school, as well as a restaurant and lounge and cocktail bar for relaxing moments. Besides the daily, Carpe Diem Beach in Stipanska bay also organizes very popular night-time parties, beach parties where the world famous DJs are present.